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, on friday have been laid to rest. mourners leaving the service for six-year-old noah pozner were heir to keep his memory in their hearts, but hearts are strained to breaking by the senseless ftss. ts makeshift memorials, parents held their children and tried to comprehend 20 first graders murdered at sandy hook elementary school along with the six staff members who tried to save them. tonight we know more about how it happened and we have a team of correspondents on this tragedy. elrst we'll go to jim axelrod. >> reporter: at 1:00 this afternoon, the first two funerals began: one in newtown, the other 25 miles away. this woman spoke for many. >> you shouldn't be at a six- year-old's funeral. i mean, it's a devastating event and it's heart breaking and it keeps getting more heart breaking. >> reporter: six-year-old noah pozner was eulogized as a kind, caring, slightly mischevious boy who'd been looking forward to a buddy's birthday party on saturday. six-year-old jack pinto was described as all boy at his funeral. a huge new york giants' fan whose favorite player, victor cruz, played y
. one of the e-mails used the name of 6-year-old noah pozner. his uncle alerted us to this. that's just the tip of the iceberg. i'm going to speak with connecticut's attorney general about how to shut these scams down, coming up. >>> we have breaking news. late word that john boehner's plan b aimed at averting the fiscal cliff and lawmakers won't resume business until after christmas. dana bash is joining me now. what is the latest? >> reporter: the latest is that this is bad news for the speaker. very bad news for the speaker. i would even say devastating. this is a political move that he made for one main purpose and that is to show the president and, more importantly, to show the american people that republicans are at least for keeping taxes low for americans making up to $1 million and more importantly they are okay with raising taxes for people making more than $1 million. he simply could not get the votes from fellow republicans in order to put this bill on the floor. they tried. i was watching on the house floor. the moves of many of the house leaders trying to cajole their fell
of tragedies. today, newtown will begin burying its dead. funerals for jack pinto, and noah pozner. >> we'll get to know more about ana marquez-green. she is a little girl who liked to sing while her brother played the piano. we'll bring the latest on the suspected shooter. how police say he got into the school. and why he may have been targeting it. >>> and also, an exclusive, heartbreaking, wrenching interview, with the sandy hook principal, dawn hochsprung. what her daughters want you to know about their mother. >> funeral services this afternoon for the two, beautiful little boys. jack pinto, just 6 years old, and noah pozner, just turned 6 last month. this close-knit community is beginning to say good-bye. >> absolutely. this grief-stricken community now has the heartbreaking task of laying their loved ones to rest. last night, president obama spoke to residents here in newtown, to offer words of comfort. offer condolences from an entire nation. saying tragedies like these must end. >> as a community, you've inspired us, newtown. in the face of indescribable violence, in the face of
-old jack pinto and little noah pozner will be laid to rest. >> chase. jesse. james. god has called them all home. >> last night, president obama joined the grieving and promised their deaths would not be in vain. we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them we must change. >> he gave us a lot of hope and knowing that there's something that's going to be done. >> reporter: police are trying to determine a motive. they say the shooter killed his mother and then broke into zook zook elementary school friday morning. >> it's going to take many, many man hours to attempt to draw this picture together, to put this puzzle together. >> without answers this community waits. >> it's just unimaginable. it's just horrible. >> reporter: hearts heavy as many question how to celebrate the christmas holiday just one week away. schools here do remained closed today. students who did not attend sandy hook will return to class tomorrow. in newtown, connecticut, i'm danielle leigh. >>> as just heard there will be two funerals today. jack pinto l be at 1:00. he was a junior wrestler
. two 6 years old jack pinto and noah pozner will laid to rest. know' mother spoke at the funeral -- noah's mother spoke at the funeral. >> reporter: the first funerals were monday for victims of friday's shooting at sandy hook. the two 6-year-old jack pento and noah pozner were laid to rest. those who attended noah's funeral say the mother's words were poignant. >> he was good boy and when she told him i love you it's not as much ace love you and constant answer to his mother. >> it was not a dry eye when the mother spoke. tremendous passion and tremendous feeling and i think everyone was touched. >> reporter: family and friends remembered jack pinto. a budding wrestling. many of jack's friends arrive at his funeral wearing newtown wrestling sweet sweat shirts he was a new york giant fan and in fact he was buried in a giants gursy. >> newtown -- jersey. >> newtown is forever changed and we came today as a teammate that's who we are and who newtown is we are here for the pintos. >> reporter: most will return to school this morning. students of sandy hook elementary will not. truck
will be laid to rest. the first two funerals were held monday when 6-year-olds noah pozner and jack pinto were remembered. >> you shouldn't be at a 6-year-old's funeral. i mean, it's -- this is a devastating event, and it's heartbreaking as it is. it just keeps getting more heartbreaking. >> reporter: noah pozner was described as smart, caring, and rambunctious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey of his favorite player, giants wide receiver victor cruz. >> there were stories about jack being in heaven, tossing footballs at the angels and knocking halos off of their head. everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: konan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. newtown school officials have set up grief counselors for students still dealing with the tragedy. tarle -- terrell? >> good to see you. thank you very much. >>> the grim task of telling the parents of 20 young children they would never see their son or daughter again fell to connecticut's governor, dannel malloy. the parents were brought to the town fire house on friday
. >>> last night the uncle of 6-year-old noah pozner told us there were scams being set up, actually collecting donations or attempting to collect donations in noah's name profiting off this tragedy. we were stunned by that. today drew griffin investigated this, tracked down the person who seems to be the source of one of these scams. we'll show you what he found out next. >>> there have been, of course -- you're looking at a picture of a memorial, one of many in this town. we learned that strangers of the families are trying to kap ingi capitalize on this tragedy. last night the uncle of the 6-year-old boy noah pozner are told us there were scams set up in his name profits off of this tragedy. we will speak with noah's uncle in a moment. drew griffin has done a lot into charity scams over the last few years. he managed to track down the person who allegedly behind this. drew griffin joins me live. what did you find? >> that e-mail we tracked down to a woman in the bronx. she was also collecting donations for hurricane sandy victims we got a camera and went to the house. we got a cam
. it's a somber monday. the families of 6-year-old jack pinto and noah pozner laid them to rest. >>> the investigation picks up steam today. police are trying to salvage damaged computer drives as they try to figure out the motive behind the rampage. >> as authorities try to piece together the damaged hard drive, they say the process will be lengthy and the school itself could become a crime scene for months. nbc's jay gray has the latest from newtown. >> reporter: good evening, pat and jim. every day seems to bring more difficult tasks. today this grieves community greatered for what may be the toughest, the first two of 26 emotional good-byes. four days ago is when the unthinkable happened here. now this heartbroken community begins a seemingly unbearable task. today the first two of 20 young children were laid to rest. 6-year-old noah pozner described as larger than life, and a family that includes a twin sister who escaped the gunfire. jack pinto was a determined athlete and avid sports fan, a love that helped to shape this card given to friends at hits funeral. as the painf
pozner and jack pinto were laid to rest. >> you shouldn't be at a 6-year-olds funeral. this is a devastating event. it's heartbreaking. it just keeps gets more heartbreaking. >> pozner was remembered as a kind and caring boy. his twin sister survived the shooting in another classroom. at pinto's funeral friends wore sports gear in honor of the boy who loved wrestling, football and the giants. he was buried in a giants jersey. >> the people who spoke, there were stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs at the angels and nothing halos off their head. >> the sandy hook elementary school will remain closed as police continue their investigation and may not reopen. classes will resume in other schools near by. >> on monday many families brought their children to this recreation center for a day of fun. meanwhile police have been learning more about how the killer, 20-year-old adam lanza, went about his killing spree. they might never learn why. >> newtown school officials have grief counselors available for students deal being the tragedy. >>> here in our area m
-old noah pozner who liked animals video and mexican food. he used to tell people he worked in a taco factory. >> he was a pure innocent child the promise of life ahead of him who brought joy to his family and to his community and will be sorely missed. as his older brother said he could have been anything. >> he leaves behind two siblings interesting his sister who he considers his best friend. >> 6-year-old jack pinto was a huge sports fan. he just joined the community wrest {suffixÑ]li wrestling team. they buried him in his new york giant player victor cruz. >> the college roommate of teacher victoria soto will always remember her best friend's amazing sacrifice. soto used her body to shield the first graders from the gunman. >> she loved her job and she loved them. i was not at all surprised that she would do this that she would protect them and give her life to save theirs. heartbreaking but i knew that's what she would do. these kids were her life. >> soto will be laid to rest tomorrow. >>> another tough day many more to come. thank you so much, ainsley. >>> it is time now for
the uncle of 6-year-old noah pozner who was among the 20 children killed at sandy hook elementary told anderson there were fake websites, facebook pages and e maims going around asking for donations in noah's name. drew griffin and david fitzpatrick tracked one of those e-mails to a woman in the bronx and went to her house. her name is noah alba. here is what happened next. >> hi. are you ms. alba? you set up donations on behalf of one of the victims of the newtown tragedy. no? here is your name and address on the e-mail. can i come in with a camera crew? no. >> she eventually agreed to let her voice be recorded and denied she had anything to do with the e-mail asking for donations. here's more of what she told producer david fitzpatrick. >> this says -- this has your e-mail on it right there. this is about noah pozner's funeral. >> i've never seen this. >> take a look. it's got your e-mail all over it. second page. your paypal account. a bank routing number you say you're set up. >> that's not my paypal account. i mean, i have a paypal account like that. >> is that your e-mail? it say
at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto, 06 years old, were laid to rest in small caskets. more funerals are slated today including two more 6-year-old victim's, james mattioli and jessica rekos. at the white house, president obama convened a meeting with top officials to discuss ways to respond to the newtown massacre, including potential proposals for gun control. pressed for details, white house press secretary jay carney reduced offer any specifics on how obama plans to address the nation's gun violence. >> is a complex problem that will require a complex solution. no single piece of legislation, no single action will fully address the problem. >> in the aftermath of the newtown massacre, a number of pro-and lawmakers are signaling a new willingness to soften opposition to restrictions on weapons. senator joe manchin of west virginia, a longtime advocate of so-called gun rights, said when it comes to gun control, "everything should be on the table." virginia senator mark warner said he would back a stricter rules, calling the massacre a game changer. s
of the 6-year-old boy noah pozner are told us there were scams set up in noah's name to profit off this tragedy. today we tracked down the source of one of these scams. we'll show you what he found out next. ♪ [ bells dinging ] ♪ hark how the bells, sweet silver bells ♪ ♪ all seem to say throw care away ♪ ♪ from everywhere, filling the air ♪ [ female announcer ] chex party mix. easy 15-minute homemade recipes you just pop in a microwave. like caramel chocolate drizzles. happier holidays. chex party mix. you can stay in and share something... or you can get out there and actually share something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> there have been, of course -- you're looking at a picture of the memorial, one of many in this town. there have been websites, memorial funds set up for the victims. last night we learned something that is stomach turning, some people -- strangers of the victim's families are trying to capitalize on this tragedy. the uncle of noah pozner said they were asking for donations in noah's na
. >>> last night the uncle of the 6-year-old boy noah pozner told us there were scams set up in noah's name to profit off this tragedy. we were stunned by that. today we tracked down the source of one of these scams. we'll show you what he found out next. ♪ [ bells dinging ] ♪ hark how the bells, sweet silver bells ♪ ♪ all seem to say throw care away ♪ ♪ from everywhere, filling the air ♪ [ female announcer ] chex party mix. easy 15-minute homemade recipes you just pop in a microwave. like caramel chocolate drizzles. happier holidays. chex party mix. [ male announcer ] if someone asks what it feels like to drive a jeep grand cherokee, tell them it's like being nestled in an eight-way, adjustable, heated and ventilated seat surrounded by a 500-watt sound system while floating on a suspension made of billowy clouds. or you could just hand them your keys. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. this season, discover aleve. with two times the points on dining in rest
is there with the youngest victim noah pozner's being laid to rest there. we see the activity behind you. the families asked for privacy. you and the journalists are respecting that. but obviously, they've expressed i guess details about their children. they do want the world to know. >> reporter: well, that's true. they have made a spot for the media here. they know this is one of the first funerals for 20 beautiful little faces that we have come to learn about over the last few days. noah pozner, of course, 6-year-old who died on that day in the gun fire and a short i'm toog, a streddy stream of relatives and friends pouring out of an emotional ceremony. we spoke to a rabbi who visited and attended the ceremony today. he said it was full of poignant moments about the little boy, full of emotion and even little noah's mom spoke and one of the things she said up there and she gathered strength, she called her son her little man so we're hearing a little bit more about these little personalities, these wonderful personalities, little that with a was described by the uncle a few days ago as someone who was ve
to say goodbye to noah pozner. his twin sister was at a nearby classroom at sandy hook elementary school but survived the shooting. police are trying to figure out why 20-year-old adam lanza burst into the school and started firing a high powered riverle. emotions are running high as this community begins to lay them all to rest. throughout newtown, there are memorials like this one for the victims and their families. this one is closest to the school. people from across the northeast are traveling here to pay their respects. mary drove three hours from massachusetts to bring teddy bears. she no longer feels her own children are safe. >> there's no way out. people ask us to not be pair foiled but how? >> reporter: there was no school today so some parents brought their children to a local recreation center to have fun. >> this is exactly what the kids need after such a terrible tragedy. >> reporter: crews are renovating an old school in a nearby town for students who sur vierved the shooting. it's expected the -- survived the shooting. it's expected the school will be ready for classes l
take it losing their first grader. >> and a large crowd showed up to say goodbye to noah pozner. >> i started to cry because it is very close to home. >> students in the area headed back to school except for sandy hook elementary. they were moved to school in a neighborrerring town where students will eventually return to class. >> we are putting our arms around people. >> it is still unknown why the 20-year-old opened fire on this school. they are interviewing witnesses and looking at the shooter's home come pewter looking for answers. >> we know this town of newtown wants to know what happened and we will do that, we will provide them any and all information, and we will paint a crystal clear picture as much as we possibly can. >>> the reason for that, the shooter used to 'do go to target practice with his mother dashed to go to target practice with -- used to go to target practice with his mother. >>> they are showing their support for the grieve being community. it is set up and the post office is reaching out and if you would like to show your support you can send a box at newtow
. >>> for six-year-old jack pinto a huge new york giants fan. and noah pozner whose sister survived in another classroom. the rabbi struggled for the right words. today a much tougher task, a eulogy for a six-year-old as a woman collapsed outside in grief, the rabbi inside tried to find words to comfort noah's grieving mother. >> i looked at her and said i personally believe in the eternity of the soul. >> and did noah's family respond the to that? >> yes. that was helpful to her. in the end she released blue and white balloons into the sky until we couldn't see them any more. and that was a good symbol, to let it go. she said go, my son into the blue skies. go my son into the green pastures. >> chris is planning her daughter's funeral tomorrow. jessica was devoted to her two younger siblings and left behind an unexpected gift, a diary. >> i just opened the book and it says i love you so much, mama, love jessica, with a little heart. it is like she was, you know, she's watching us and she knows how hard this must be for us. and she wants to know how much she loved us and knows how much she was
fitzpatrick. >> this has your e-mail on it right there. there is about noah pozner's funeral, and -- take a look at this, because it has your e-mail all over it, and on the second page it is your paypal account and a bank routing number, you have set up. >> that's not my paypal account. i have a paypal account -- is that your e-mail? >> which one? >> it says right there. >> yeah, that's one of my gmail. >> it is your account? >> my personal account. but i never set up any funds for anybody. >> you should know that the pozner family tells us that they are very upset about all of this. >> i e never did anything like this. >> well, then who sent this e-mail out? >> i never sent this e-mail out. i don't have a reason to send any e-mail out. >> this is all so bizarre. alba claimed that she was being set up by enemies in of all things the crafting community. alba has a business selling victorian picture frames. it's really hard to believe. anderson and drew spoke about that last week and that she also allegedly also asked for donations after hurricane sandy. >> i think it's important to name th
. the first two funerals were held monday when 6-year-old noah pozner and jack pinto were remembered. >> you shouldn't be at a 6-year- old's funeral. i mean, this is a devastating event and it's heartbreaking as it is. it just keeps getting worse. >> reporter: noah pozner was described as smart, caring and rambunctious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey his favorite player, victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with the angels and knocking halos off their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. marly hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut. >>> some california lawmakers say it's time for new state laws in hope of preventing tragedies like the one in connecticut. among them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun users to get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in th
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. >> we are coming together as teammates. >> noah pozner's funeral was held in nearby fairfield. whenever his mother told him that she loved him, he replied not as much as meatpacker mom. those boys were six years old. local residents are doing what they can remember the victims. >> i'm here for the families. >> he has coached some of the siblings of the victims. he left teddy bears. >> i cannot believe this is happening. unbelievable. >> residents have come together. they're not giving up hope. >> hopefully, over the next two weeks, things will get better. perfect, but they will get better. >> of the public school students in newtown whowill go back to school except for sandy hook elementary. there's a plan in place and they of already begun to move all the stuff from sandy hook to new locations where the kids eventually will go back to school. i am tom roussey abc 7 news. >> thanks so much. 4:36. there is good news for honda. >> and it has been an up and down year for the housing market. we want to find out more from linda bell at bloomberg headquarters in new york to explain. good morn
yesterday the two funerals of jack pinto and noah pozner. one of the viewings will be for that teacher vicki soto who died trying to shield her students from the gunfire. sandy hook, their schools are definitely locked down as part of that investigation that investigators say acould be months' worth of work. pour them, when they will return to work is indefinitely on hold. >>> it may be surprising to some, but in the wake of friday's devastating shooting rampage, gun sales have surged. . nancy pelosi called for that. >> the voices of reasons cannot be silent. through administrative action we must limit the proliferation of automatic weapon that have no purpose other than to kill citizens. >> the newtown tragedy could be a tipping point for some pro-gun lawmakers. >> reporter: the numbers are striking, 8,500 people died each year in gun violence. since columbine, more than 30 mass murders. the latest is chilling. >> shame on nra. >> reporter: as protesters gathered outside of washington, the nra declined to comment on the debate. but there were signs that they have. joe manchin, a life long n
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funerals were held for two young boys, jack pinto and noah pozner. >> he reminds me so much of my son when he was little. , i don't know. >> a local community's school threw open its doors to them. >> it is a good way to distract the kids and bring everyone together. >> mike said that his children took advantage of the activities, which included therapy dog. >> it is so small and as a local. people know everyone here. >> many are turning to faith to get them through. >> it will be all right. god is watching over us. id is going to be all right. -- it is going to be alright. >> just 24 hours ago, the president was in town. a lot of folks i have talked to say the visit meant a lot to them. they know they need to keep banding together to try to help the families who lost loved ones on friday. live in connecticut abc7 news. >> people in georgetown university are rallying around a student after learning her mother was one of those killed in the shootings. she was the school psychologist. she and the school principal dawn hochsprung have been praised for their confrontation of the shooter. >> in
morgan tonight. tonight on cnn. last night the uncle of the 6-year-old boy noah pozner are told us there were scams set up in his name profits off of this tragedy. today we tracked down the source of one of these scams. we'll show you what he found out next. ♪ ♪ bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. family are trying to capital iz on the tragedy. cnn's drew griffin looked into an e-mail that was circulating, what did you find? >> reporter: that e-mail we tracked down to a woman in the bronx. also collecting donations for hurricane sandy victims we got a camera and went to the house. at first there was no answer and then a half hour later a surprise when she answered the door. >> oh hi, are you miss alba. you set up donations on behalf of one of the victims on the newtown tragedy. no? >> you
rekos will be laid to rest. the first two funerals were monday when 6-year-old noah pozner and jack pinto were remembered. >> shouldn't be at a 6-year- old's funeral. it's a devastating event and as heartbreaking as it is, it just keeps getting more heartbreaking. >> reporter: noah pozner was described as smart, caring and rum bunktious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey of his favorite player, giants wide receiver, victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with angels and knocking their halos off their heads and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. marly hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut. >>> newtown school officials have brought in grief counselors for students who need help dealing with the tragedy. >>> people across the country are paying tribute to the victims of the shooting. locally dozens of people gathered last night for a vigil in in gilroy. organizers said it gave people a chance to get together and s
with the latest on the mourning process. >> reporter: funerals were held today for noah pozner and jack pinto. >> we're going to do everything we can to find out how and why this tragedy occurred. >> reporter: the unspeakable tragedy has sparked a debate over gun control in a culture of violence in america. >> we've all got to be angry, this is not us and them. us against the nra or us against the entertainment industry, this is all of us. >> this has changed the dialogue and it should move beyond dialogue, we need action. >> reporter: a newly formed grass roots is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday. >> we have the benefit and misfortune of being on the national stage right now. this is a real opportunity for us to make a statement. >> reporter: schools here will reopen tuesday but sandy hook elementary will be closed until further notice. i'm troy dunnan. >>> tonight our media partner the baltimore sun reports a local tie, the parents of one of the victims once lived in maryland. >> there are faces attached to those names today and family m
: noah pozner was described as smart, care, and rambunctious. jack pintd oh loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey of his favorite player, wide receiver victor cruz. >> there were stories about jack being in heaven, tossing footballs at the angs and knocking halos -- angels and knocking halos off of their head. everyone got a chuckle. >> reporter: there will be 11 funerals between now and christmas. newtown school officials have set up grief counselors for students still dealing with the tragedy. tarle? >> good to see you. thank you very much. >>> the grim task of telling the parents of 20 young children they would never see their son or daughter again fell to connecticut's governor, dannel malloy. the parents were brought to the town fire house. yesterday an emotional malloy said he didn't think it was right for families to have to wait a long time for the victims to be identified. >> there was a reluctance to tell parents and loved ones that the person that they were waiting for was not going to return and that that had gone on for a period of time, well after there was
on friday. john? >> jonathan hunt in newtown. thank you. last month noah pozner turned six years old. today his parents buried him. one of two funerals today for first graders. his uncle said noah would have become a great man and grown up to be a great dad. his family will never know that happiness. today's other funeral for jack pinto, also six years old. a big fan of the new york giants. the giants receiver, victor cruz, tweeted a photo of jack's name, calling him my hero. his one of countless tributes to the innocent victims of friday's attack. rick leventhal is live in sandy hook. what do we know about the two shooting victims who survived? >> initially the reports were there was only one gunshot victim who survived. in fact, there were two women who were both hit in their lower extremities, both were hospitalized and both have now been sent home. police are not reloosing their identities, but do plan to talk to them as soon as they're well enough to answer questions about the events. also today, as you mentioned, the very long and difficult process of funerals and burials began with t
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, a special mission for noah, 6-year-old noah pozner laid to rest. his cousin couldn't make it to the funeral but wanted to make sure he got that letter. we'll talk to noah's uncle. ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> the look of fear was certainly in everybody's eyes that day i'll never forget. >> and that goes for for first responders. law enforcement, everybody. >> yeah. the sounds of the sirens kept coming and coming and coming. and it seems like it never ended that day. >> those 20 families here in newtown face the unimaginable task of burying their 6 and 7-year-old children. we want to share with you a poignant story about noah pozner, 6 years old, laid to rest yesterday. noah's family wanted to bury letters from family members. noah's cousin ethan lives in seattle, he made a card fo
heartbreaking. >> reporter: noah pozner was described as smart, caring and rambunctious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey his favorite football player, giants wide receiver victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with -- at the angels and knocking their halos off their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. meantime, newtown school officials have set up grief counselors to speak with students who are still dealing with this tragedy. brian. >> you, know marlie, is the sense back there that parents are going to send their kids back to school in the next couple of days, or -- or are they going to be sending them back maybe they are going to take a break and wait until after the christmas holidays? >> reporter: brian, some parents have expressed that they are hesitant to send their children back to school. one for security reasons. but mainly because they feel they are not emotionally ready. but other parents say it's
being laid to rest today, 6-year-old noah pozner calling his twin sister his best friend. she was in another classroom and she survived. nbc's michelle franzen is outside noah's funeral not far from sandy hook elementary. michelle, what is the mood throughout? >> reporter: well, toure, just a short time ago within the last hour, the funeral services for noah pozner finished here after a very emotional sermon and services that we're told that occurred inside. family and friends and people who didn't even know little noah showing up here to show support for the family. a local rabbi who also attended the services spoke after those funeral services. he said and described noah as a pure and innocent child who brought joy to his family and to his community. and he also described how noah's mom found the strength to also speak inside those services today describing her son as her little man. of course, noah's 6 years old. as you mentioned, his classmate jack pinto, the service is getting under way. but noah pozner, his uncle described him in these past few days as smart as a whip bu
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